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On Course: Spotlight features on Baltimore-Metro region golf courses

Between public and private venues, there are nearly 100 golf courses within 60 miles of downtown Baltimore. Through weekly installments, the "On Course" series takes a multimedia look at what makes each of these properties unique.

  • Bulle Rock Golf Course

    Bulle Rock Golf Course

    The walls outside the locker rooms in the Bulle Rock clubhouse are running out of room to display the multitude of plaques and framed awards that have been bestowed upon the Havre De Grace facility over the last two decades. Already in 2018, Maryland’s most decorated public golf course has once...

  • Forest Park Golf Course

    Forest Park Golf Course

    On a warm Tuesday in mid-May, the Forest Park Golf Course in the outskirts of Baltimore serves as a melting pot of area players that run the gamut of both age and skill level. Over the course of the day, the facility will play host to its weekly women’s league, the Thirsty Boyz Tour and — in the...

  • Greystone Golf Course

    Greystone Golf Course

    For quite some time, Baltimore County’s Municipal Golf circuit has garnered acclaim for its diverse collection of venues. Among the five properties, there’s a little bit of everything — ranging from the stunning views at Rocky Point, to the rolling terrain of the Woodlands, to the expansive practice...

  • Hunt Valley Country Club

    Hunt Valley Country Club

    Standing on the back patio of the clubhouse at Hunt Valley Country Club, perched high above the property’s rolling terrain, guests are afforded picturesque views of a rejuvenated golf course. As part of a project that began in 2014 and finished up in the spring of 2017, the featured 18 holes at...

  • Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Among the collection of Baltimore’s historic sporting venues, Mount Pleasant Golf Course holds its own distinct place. As host to the Eastern Open for 10 years in the 1950s and early 1960s, the course that currently straddles Northern Parkway in the outskirts of Baltimore City was played by some...

  • Mountain Branch Golf Club

    Mountain Branch Golf Club

    When it comes to establishing an identity, Mountain Branch general manager Carol McCarthy likes to think that the expansive property in Joppa has developed three of them. There’s the semi-private golf course, traversing through the hills and trees of southwestern Harford County to provide players...

  • Piney Branch Golf Club

    Piney Branch Golf Club

    During his more than 20 years on staff in a variety of different roles, Scott Wunder has developed a unique perspective when it comes to the Piney Branch Golf Club. From his humble beginnings on the cart staff when he was 15 all the way through to today where he fills the dual role of general manager...

  • Renditions Golf Course

    Renditions Golf Course

    Give Renditions golf course a few hours and it will transport you around the world. Labeled as “Golf’s Grand Slam Experience,” the course in Davidsonville features 18 replica holes from courses that have previously hosted at least one of golf’s major tournaments. Players are afforded the opportunity...

  • Rocky Point Golf Course

    Rocky Point Golf Course

    Most golf courses have a signature hole — a picturesque layout that has a way of lingering in a player’s memory bank long after a round is over. At Rocky Point golf course in Essex, the downhill par 3 11th hole surrounded by water certainly fits the bill. However, in reality, it’s not just that...

  • Rolling Road Golf Club

    Rolling Road Golf Club

    The land surrounding Rolling Road Golf Club in Catonsville has seen plenty of development over the last century. Originally built in 1919 on a relatively open terrain with rolling hills in all directions, the private club now sits tucked between a burgeoning community just inside the Baltimore...

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